The Craft of Economics: Lessons from the Heckscher-Ohlin Framework by Edward E. Leamer
Published By: The Ohlin Lectures. Cambridge and London: MIT Press ISBN: 978-0-262-01687-2 Date of Publication: 2012
Book Review Detail
James R. Markusen of University of Colorado at Boulder
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.51.1.190.r1 Review Pages: 190-92
Book Review Abstract
James R. Markusen of University of Colorado at Boulder reviews, "The Craft of Economics: Lessons from the Heckscher-Ohlin Framework" by Edward E. Leamer. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Examines the Heckscher–Ohlin framework for global competition and considers the craft of economics—what economists do, what they should do, and what they should not do. Discusses the Heckscher–Ohlin framework as economic fiction and the econometric journalism of the Heckscher–Ohlin framework. Leamer is Chauncey J. Medberry Professor of Management, Professor of Economics, and Professor of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles."